I found inspiration for this in the book, “Beautiful Boards” by Maegan Brown. I definitely recommend checking it out!
We found an Oreo cookie house kit and couldn’t resist a slight change from the traditional gingerbread kits. Here are the houses in our cookie subdivision.
My sister and I had this advent calendar growing up. Before Lego and Hot Wheels and Play-doh and Playmobil, etc., all came out with toy advent calendars, we got to move this bear around his fabric panel house. The bear has a snap on the back and all the places in the house have the … Continue reading A Beary Merry Christmas
Or sparkling apple juice if you prefer!
When I found out that a nearby symphony was performing a live musical score to the movie, “The Snowman”. It took away a bit of the sting of not finding any nearby performances of “The Nutcracker”, which has been an annual tradition for our family to attend the past 9 years or so. I decided … Continue reading Christmas School – The Snowman ⛄️
We were totally amazed when we walked into our local Broulim’s grocery store and saw this holiday train display!
Happy Christmas in July friends! I know it's technically August 3rd, I'm running a little behind, but I really wanted to share this idea with you. It's a really good idea! Last year, my good friend RR over at Rookie Roadsters, told me that she had made her kids a Christmas picture book advent. She … Continue reading Christmas in July – Book Advent
I decided to remake an ornament that I had created in 2016 when I participated in a Five in a Row ornament swap. I bought 3 x 3 wooden squares from Michael's and painted them white. I used acrylic paint and a brush but I would recommend spray paint if I was making more than … Continue reading Harold and the Purple Crayon – Five in a Row Christmas Ornament
I did not come up with this adorable idea. Our friends, the North family, from North Carolina made this for the Five in a Row ornament swap in 2016. I made a very similar ornament for a friend of mine. First, collect 4 corks per ornament. My next-door neighbor just happened to bring over a giant … Continue reading The Story of Ferdinand – Five in a Row Christmas Ornament